Located in the continent of Asia, Nepal covers 143,351 square kilometers of land and 3,830 square kilometers of water, making it the 94th largest nation in the world with a total area of 147,181 square kilometers.
Nepal was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1768. The population of Nepal is 29,890,686 (2012) and the nation has a density of 209 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). As well, the people of Nepal are refered to as Nepalese.
The dialing code for the country is 977 and the top level internet domain for Nepalese sites is .np.
To learn more, visit our detailed Nepal section.
|Density||208.5 / km2 ( 540.0 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Kathmandu (Central Region)|
|GDP||19,636,186,469 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||657 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||143,351 km2 (55,348 mi2)|
|Water Area||3,830 km2 (1,479 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||India, China|
What is the capital of Nepal?
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It has a population of 1,442,271, and is located on a latitue of 27.7 and longitude of 85.32.
Kathmandu is also the political center of Nepal, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Kathmandu, the Capital Of Nepal
|Elevation||1296 meters over sea level|
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